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2013 Smart Electric Drive Coupe Lease Price Lowered To $139

2013 Smart Electric Drive Coupe Lease Price Lowered To $139

The prices just keep falling on plug-in electric cars. The latest to announce a new, lower lease price is Smart, which cut the monthly cost of a three-year lease on its 2013 ForTwo Electric Drive Coupe from $199 to just $139. That's not the lowest single electric-car lease we're aware of in the... read more

August 7, 2013 by - 18
 
2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive (European version)

2013 Smart Electric Drive To Offer Battery Leasing In U.S.

It seems automakers in Europe have found the key to increasing electric car sales: battery leasing. With 97 percent of European Smart Fortwo Electric Drive customers choosing... read more April 15, 2013 by 7


 
2011 Land Rover LR4

Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz Ponder Tiny Luxury Crossovers

One of the next major growth areas for automakers in the premium arena is the subcompact crossover segment, which currently has only a few players and is experiencing strong... read more March 11, 2013 by 0


 
2011 Smart Forvision Concept

2014 Smart ForTwo: More Details, Renault Version Nixed

Smart's tiny Fortwo city car is being replaced in early 2014, and more details are emerging on the next generation small car. Changes include new engines, new transmissions... read more January 3, 2013 by 6


 
2013 smart fortwo electric drive on the production line

How Do You Make An Electric Car? Smart Shows You

If you read our reviews a few months back, you'll be aware that the 2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive is a much better car than its predecessors. In third-generation form... read more December 12, 2012 by 4


 
2010 Smart Escooter Concept

Smart Pairs With Vectrix For 2014 Electric Scooter

A few months back, after riding the Smart eBike, we concluded that it might actually be the best vehicle the company makes. That makes the upcoming Smart electric scooter... read more December 5, 2012 by 4


 
Smart 'Forjeremy' Electric Drive art car

Smart 'ForJeremy' Electric Drive Looks Ready To Fly

It isn't unknown for Smart to unveil an unusual concept car every now and then--the For-US pickup would be a good example. But thanks to fashion designer Jeremy Scott, Smart... read more November 30, 2012 by 2


 
Smart eBike electric bicycle

Smart eBike: Commute, Ride For Leisure, Or... Play Polo?

Smart is all about breaking preconceptions. Small cars can't be safe? Not the case. Cheap cars have to be dull? Not a bit of it. Here are a few more: Polo is only played by... read more October 16, 2012 by 0


 
Smart eBike electric bicycle

Smart eBike Ride: Electric Bike The Best Vehicle Smart Makes?

After testing the 2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, we were given the opportunity to try out another of Smart's electric vehicles. Unlike the city car however, this vehicle... read more October 9, 2012 by 12


 
2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2013 Smart Electric Drive: Better Than Earlier Electric Smarts?

Smart's third-generation Electric Drive model might look similar to the car it replaces, but it's a very different vehicle under the skin. To discover just how different, our... read more October 8, 2012 by 3


 
2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive (European version)

Smart Electric Drive Ad Ignores Eco Theme, Goes Big For Small Car

Hey Chevy, listen up: Aliens in electric car ads don't have to be annoying--just ask Smart. The maker of diminutive city cars has ditched all references to performance... read more October 5, 2012 by 0


 
2013 Smart Electric Drive, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Smart Electric Drive Test: Lowest-Priced Electric Car In U.S.

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Smart took that advice to heart; its 2013 Smart ED3 is the third generation of its all-electric version of the two-seat ForTwo... read more October 4, 2012 by 20


 
Smart ForStars concept, 2012 Paris Auto Show

Smart Forstars Concept: Paris Auto Show Live Photos

Smart might be struggling to sell its ageing ForTwo at the moment but its design department is certainly keeping busy. The 2012 Paris Auto Show, which got underway last... read more October 1, 2012 by 1


 
Smart ForStars Concept

Smart Forstars Concept: Paris Auto Show Preview

Is this the most aggressive-looking Smart concept car yet? With a longer wheelbase, coupe-like roofline and frowning eyebrows over the headlights, it's certainly a step up... read more September 14, 2012 by 2


 
2013 Smart ForTwo Iceshine Special Edition

2013 Smart ForTwo: Strong Enough To Wear A Full-Size SUV As A Hat

You either like the 2013 Smart ForTwo minicar, or you don't. Few are ambivalent to a shape and a concept so divisive as the Smart, but U.S. sales would suggest that rather... read more September 13, 2012 by 13


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Not Driven An Electric Car Yet? Try These Five First

If you've not yet driven an electric car, we think you're really missing out. Even if you consider yourself an electric car cynic, it's worth having a drive in one... read more September 12, 2012 by 2


 

 
 

 
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